Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson turned over checks, worth a total of P15,950,000, to barangays in the cities of Talisay, Silay, Himamaylan, La Carlota, and Sipalay, and the municipalities of Manapla, Murcia, Pulupandan, Moises Padilla, Isabela, Binalbagan, La Castellana, Ilog, Cauayan, and Hinoba-an.
The checks were personally received by the punong barangays and representatives in a turnover ceremony held at the Capitol Social Hall in Bacolod City yesterday, a press release from the Capitol said.
Among the projects were the acquisition of multi-purpose vehicles, construction of multi-purpose hall, rehabilitation of a health center, clearing of drainage system, purchase of medical equipment and supplies, installation of street lights, construction of shed house, installation of water system, renovation of barangay halls, and construction of drainage system.
Lacson advised the local officials to take good care of the projects and put them into good use for the benefit of more people.
Also present at the turnover ceremony were Board Members Andrew Montelibano and Agustin Ernesto Bascon. Strict health protocols were observed during the activity.*